Gazprom, Gasunie Develop Sci-Tech Collaboration

July 3, 2012
The Hague (The Netherlands) has hosted today the fifth meeting of the Coordination Committee for Sci-Tech Collaboration between Gazprom and Gasunie.

The Coordination Committee meeting has involved the heads of the core departments of Gasunie, Gazprom and Gazprom subsidiaries, including Gazprom Promgaz, NIIgazeconomika and Podzemgazprom.

n the course of the meeting the participants have reviewed the principal results of implementing the Program of Scientific and Technical Collaboration for 2010–2012.

Notably, it has been highlighted that the jointly developed multilevel information and analytical system, which enables the European dispatching centers to integrate their interaction in controlling the European countries' gas transmission grids under today's market conditions is a major result of the two companies' scientific and technical collaboration. The main system setup principles and system prototype were presented at the Gas Centre of the United Nations Economic Committee for Europe, which stirred great interest.

Among other topics discussed during the Coordination Committee meeting were optimizing the methods of capacity development planning in gas transmission and underground gas storage in the changing market conditions, study the potential of small-scale LNG  applications and projects, analysis of the current situation and future perspectives of unconventional gas production in Europe, and more.

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